Sigma Theta Tau/ANAC Research Grant

The purpose of the Sigma/Association of Nurses in AIDS Care Grant research grant is to encourage research career development of nurses through support of clinically oriented HIV/AIDS research and increase the number of HIV studies being done by nurses. This includes studies focused on HIV prevention, symptom management, promotion of self-care and adherence. Proposals for pilot and/or developmental research may be submitted for the grant. One grant for $2,500 will be awarded.

Grant details

Grants available: 1 per year
Funding: US $2,500 (max)
Deadline: April 1, 2024
Funding date: August 1, 2024

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2023 award winner 

Congratulations to ANAC member Amit Dhir, MSN-NP, BSN, RN - the 2023-2024 Sigma/Association of Nurses in AIDS Care Grant research grant recipient to support his research project, “The study objective is to examine barriers and facilitators among men who have sex with men (MSM) and their networks related to PrEP uptake in Baltimore, MD

Past award winners

2022: Michael Relf, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, AACRN, CNE, FAAN -The Theoretical Understanding of Risk Perception and Dual-Method Contraceptive Decision-Making among Texas Adolescent and Young Adult Cisgender Females
2021: Alanna Bergman, MSN, RN, APRN, AAHIVS - Using Ethnographic Methods to Explore Stigma in South African HIV and Tuberculosis Clinics to Develop a Measure of Intersectional Stigma
2020: Karen Geiger, BSN, RN - The Effects of MDR-TB Treatment of HIV Viral Suppression in MDR-TB/HIV Co-infected Patients in South Africa
2019: Julie Schexnayder, DNP, MPH, MSN, BSN - Implementation Interventions for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) in Public Health Sexually Transmitted Infections Clinics and Related PrEP Minority Trends
2018: N/A
2017: Hyejeong Hong, PhD, MSN - Predicting Aminoglycoside-Induced Hearing Loss among MDR-TB infected individuals in South Africa
2016: Laura E. Starbird, MS, RN, APHN-BC - Nurse Case Management to Improve Hepatitis C Care in HIV Co-infection: A Randomized Controlled Trial (Care2Cure)
2014/2015: Meredith Mikulich, MPH, BSN - Exploring Determinants of Infant Feeding Practice Among HIV-Positive Mothers in Ethiopia

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